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Tag: tendons

Tendinitis of the Adductor Muscles

Dr Kevin Yip

Brief Outline of Tendinitis Adductor Muscles Tendinitis is inflammation of a tendon or the tendon sheath. Inflammation to any, or all, of the five adductor muscles due to overuse can lead to pain in the groin area. Sprinting, playing football, hurdling and horseback riding can all cause overuse in these muscles. Unresolved injuries, such as […]

Triceps Brachii Tendon Rupture

Dr Kevin Yip

Brief Outline of Triceps Brachii Tendon Rupture The triceps brachii tendon is located at the back of the upper arm, inserting into the back of the elbow. A direct fall onto an outstretched hand can rupture this tendon (also known as tendon avulsion), through the injury is a fairly uncommon. Weightlifters and football linemen are among the […]

Tendon Injury

August 22, 2013
Dr Kevin Yip

What is a tendon injury? Tendons are the tough fibers that connect muscle to bone. For example, the Achilles tendon connects the calf muscle to the heel bone. Most tendon injuries occur near joints, such as the shoulder, elbow, knee, and ankle. A tendon injury may seem to happen suddenly, but usually it is the result of […]

Shockwave Therapy in Singapore- A Realistic Alternative to Surgery

March 15, 2010

DEVELOPMENT OF THE SHOCKWAVE THERAPY Shockwave therapy as a medical application was originally developed as a means for pulverizing kidney stones. Since 1989, it has also been employed with considerable success at university clinics to treat non– or poorly healing bone fractures. Since 1991, Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy (ESWT) has been employed as an alternative to […]

Common Shoulder Disorders

March 10, 2010
Dr Kevin Yip

Rotator Cuff Tear and Tendinitis Shoulder Dislocation Adhesive capsulitis/ Frozen Shoulder Bursitis Treatment Physiotherap Shock wave therapy Anti-inflammatory Injection Arthroscopy Arthroscopic repair and acromioplasty WHAT IS A ROTATOR CUFF TEAR? The rotator cuff is the network of muscles and tendons that forms a covering around the top of the upper arm bone (humerus). The rotator […]

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